The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0542 Wednesday, 10 September 2008
Date: Friday, 05 Sep 2008 22:43:29 -0400
Subject: 19.0533 Othello and Cassio
Comment: Re: SHK 19.0533 Othello and Cassio
FWIW, in The Crescent and the Rose: Islam and England During the Renaissance
(Oxford, 1937), Samuel Chew says that there's evidence of props on the one hand
and accounts of travels like William Lithgow's Rare Adventures and Paineful
Peregrinations (1632), that trace a consciousness of color among Moors, from
"white Moors" to "tawny Moors," to "black Moors" (521).
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